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V. 8, P. 405
Know all men by these presents whom it may concern, that I Mary Neill formerly the wife of Constantine Neill deceased but now Mary Dalton the wife of James Dalton do by these presents resign make over and deliver to my four youngest children William Neill, Henry Neill, John Neill and Catherine Neill to each an equal proportion all and every part of the property that may be considered mine by law after their father's death as empowered in me by the marriage contract with James Dalton previous to our marriage.
Given under my hand this 24th day of May 1814
In the Supreme Court Newfoundland St. John's to Wit John Neill of Fermuse Planter, the son of Constantine Neill the late husband of Mary Dalton by his first wife Bridget Holly, alias Neill, maketh oath and saith that he was present and did see the within married Mary Dalton, the wife of James Dalton of Fermuse Planter sign the within agreement which was first distinctly read over to the saith Mary Dalton and this Despondent further saith, that he this Despondent and Constantine Neill the son of the late Constantine Neill of Fermuse Planter Deceased did in the presence of the said Mary Dalton and in the presence of each other subscribe their names, here write as witness.
Sworn at St. John's Newfoundland 31st May 1815 before
Let this instrument be recorded in his Majesty's Supreme Court St. John's Newfoundland Book of Inrollments DD Folio 405
Page contributed by Barbara McGrath
Transcribed by Ivy F. Benoit
REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit March 23, 2002
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